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    Note: I setup my retropie using the petrockblock image and it loads into emulation station perfectly. Followed the initial setup guide and got it to loading ROMs.

    I have two retron 5 bluetooth controllers that I’d like to get working with my retropie.

    I got a Plugable USB Bluetooth Adapter which came highly recommended from a few different retropie users.

    The bluetooth device seems to work as it detects the controller via “hcitool scan” I just can’t seem to figure out how to get it paired.



    With “hcitool scan” my retropie was able to see one of the controllers but I can’t seem to figure out how to pair it via hcitool.


    I then tried bluetoothctl but I can’t seem to get this to work at all. sudo bluetoothctl does nothing.

    Configuring from Startx

    I tried following this guide but like many of the ones there the bluetooth divce interface doesn’t work.

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